Sunday 26 February 2017

Faulty implant scandal stopped my longing for 'extra cleavage'

For my cosmetic surgery generation it had simply been a question of when -- until I realised reality of operation

Joanna Kiernan

Joanna Kiernan

Joanna Kiernan says the basic facts about breast
augmentation have now put her off surgery. Photo: David Conachy
Joanna Kiernan says the basic facts about breast augmentation have now put her off surgery. Photo: David Conachy

A double-D endowed friend of mine has a habit of belittling my attempts to feign 'cleavage'. She will halt in her tracks and loudly admire 'the girls' perkiness, or indeed presence, on the few occasions that I ignore my flat chest and wear something low-cut.

The same lady, she assures me, envies my 'neatness'.

Another childhood friend and I used to have a constant competition over who was bigger -- a pathetic bid to be not labelled the smallest of our gang.

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